Posts Tagged Europe

ITF: 2 tennis players suspended for match-fixing violation

LONDON (AP) — Two lower-ranked tennis players have been suspended and fined for violating the sport’s match-fixing rules.

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3 European Tour members commit to 2015 Zurich Classic

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 2015 Zurich Classic of New Orleans has added commitments from three European Tour members, all who played for Europe’s victorious Ryder Cup squad last year.

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What to Watch in the Australia vs India World Cup semifinal

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia and India have won six of the last eight Cricket World Cup titles and have developed a heated rivalry over the last decade. When the teams meet in the World Cup semifinal on Thursday at the Sydney Cricket Ground, there’s bound to be some friction. Both captains have attacking mindsets in the 50-over format, and the top order of both batting lineups are stacked with free-hitting players, so there’s also bound to be some entertaining and enterprising cricket.

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CiCi Bellis earns 6-2, 6-2 win at Miami Open

Polona Hercog, of Slovenia, returns to Anna Schmiedlova during their first round match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Schmiedlova won 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — CiCi Bellis defeated Indy De Vroome of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-2 for her second career WTA main draw match win on Tuesday at the Miami Open.

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Messi gets all-clear after tests on bruising from “Clasico”

Barcelona's Lionel Messi heads the ball during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona says Lionel Messi can continue training with Argentina’s national squad in the United States after tests showed he had not picked up an injury after taking a knock during the ‘Clasico’ victory over Real Madrid.

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